FedEx UK made four acquisitions totalling £13.8m in the past 10 months – but has declined the opportunity to say why. The acquisitions are noted as events that took place after the closure of the most recent financial year at the UK arm of the international express delivery giant on 31 May 2016. On 3 June 2016 it acquired 100% of Roseglen Enterprises for £1.9m. Companies House describes the activities of the firm as “postal activities under universal service obligation”. […]
A combination of organic growth in its same-day distribution business and the acquisition of six companies last year helped courier firm CitySprint increase its turnover.
Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway.
West Bromwich-based Sheldon Clayton Group has acquired the Wednesbury, West Midlands operation of Manchester warehousing and transport firm CFT Services for an undisclosed sum. The move will see all 30 staff at CFT’s Wednesbury operation move to Sheldon Clayton’s 12-acre, West Bromwich site. Sheldon Clayton group MD Stephen Pollock said the acquisition would add over £3m to the group’s turnover, which has risen from £5m four years ago to £20m now, including the CFT operation. Sheldon Clayton, which has 240,000ft² […]